The Hawaii Med QUEST Program (QUEST) is a Medicaid managed care program where the State pays to provide coverage for medical and mental health services. Dental Services are provided on a fee-for-service basis.

QUEST Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a Hawaii resident
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant
  • Provide proof of their citizenship status
  • Provide proof of their identity
  • Provide a Social Security Number
  • Not reside in a public institution
  • Be under age 65;
  • Not blind or disabled
  • Not be eligible for to receive health insurance from their employer (except for individuals covered under Section 1931 of the Social Security Act, the General Assistance Program, or the Transitional Medical Assistance Program)
  • Meet an asset test (except for pregnant women and individuals under age 19)
  • Meet an income test.

Medicare is our country’s health insurance program for people age 65 or older. Certain people younger than age 65 can qualify for Medicare, too, who are disabled as defined in Medicare law.  The program helps with the cost of health care, but it does not cover all medical expenses. Some people are eligible for both Quest and Medicare.  To find out if you are eligible for Quest or Medicare or both, at the following location-


Kauai Med Quest Section                  

4473 Pahee Street, Suite A
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone 241-3575